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Theogony

By Hesiod

Translated by H.G. Eveyln-White
 

Proemium: Hymn to the Muses  of Helicon (1 - 104)

  1. Chaos and The First Gods (105 - 122)
    • Chaos: "Chasm" (116)
    • Gaia or Gaea: "Earth" (116)
    • Tartaros or Tartarus (119)
    • Eros: "Love" (120)
    • Erebos or Erebus: "Gloom" (123)
    • Nyx: "Night" (123)
  2. The Second Generation: Children of the First Gods 
    • Children of Night
      • (fathered by Erebos)
        Aither or Ether: "Brightness" (125)
        Hemere or Hemera: "Day" (125)
      • (produced asexually: 211 - 232)
    • Children of Gaia
      1. First Brood (produced asexually)
        • Ouranos or Uranus: "Sky" (126)
          Mountains (129)
          Pontos or Pontus: "Sea" (131)

      2. Second Brood (Children of Gaia and Ouranos)
        • The Titans
          Okeanos or Oceanus: "Ocean" (133)
          Koios or Coeus (134)
          Kreios or Crius  (134)
          Hyperion (134)
          Iapetos or Iapetus  (134)
          Theia or Thea: "Goddess" (135)
          Rheia or Rhea  (135)
          Themis: "Custom" (135)
          Mnemosyne: "Memory" (135)
          Phoibe or Phoebe (163)
          Tethys (136)
          Kronos or Cronus (137)
        • The Kyklopes (139 - 146)
          Brontes: "Thunder" (140)
          Steropes: "Lightning"  (140)
          Arges: "Flash" (140)
        • The Hekatonkheires or Hecatonchires: "Hundred-Handers"   (147 - 153)
          Kottos or Cottus (149)
          Briareos or  Briareus  (149)
          Gyges  (149)
      3. Third Brood, born through the Castration of Ouranos  (154 - 210)
        • from the Drops of Blood that Fell from Ouranos'  Genitals onto Gaia (178 - 187)
          • Erinyes: "Furies"  (185)
            Gigantes: "Giants" (185)
            Ash Tree Nymphs  (187)

        • from Ouranos'  Genitals when they Fell into Pontos :
          • Aphrodite  (188 - 206)

      4. Fourth Brood, Children of Gaia and Pontos (237 -239)
      5. Fifth (and Last) Brood, Children of Gaia and Tartaros :
        • Typhoeus (820)

    • The Children of Night  (part 2)
      • fathered by Erebos: 124 -  125)
      • (produced asexually: 211 - 232)
  3. The Line of Pontos
    • Children of Pontos produced asexually
      1. Nereus (233 - 236)
        • Children of Nereus (240 - 264)
    • Children of Gaia (Fourth Brood) and Pontos (237 - 239)
      1. Thaumas: "Wonderous" (237)
      2. Phorkys  (238)
      3. Keto or Ceto (238)
      4. Eurybie or Eurybia: "Broad Power"  (239)
        • Grandchildren of Pontos 
          1. Children of Nereus and Doris 
            • catalog of fifty Nereids (240 - 264)

          2. Children of Thaumas  and Elektra
            • Iris "Rainbow" (265)
              The Harpies: Aello and Okypete  (267 -269)

          3. Children of Phorkys  and Keto  (270 - 335)
            • The Graiai
              Pemphredo 
              Enyo
              The Gorgons: Sthenno, Euryale, and Medousa (274 - 277)
              Echidna  (295 - 305)
              Snake  that guards the Golden Apples in the Garden of the Hesperides (333 - 335) 
              Children of Medousa  and Poseidon :
              Chrysaor
              Pegasus
              Children of Chrysaor and Kallirhoe 
              Geryones
              Echidna  (295 - 305)

              Children of Echidna  and Typhaon

                  Orthos
                  Kerberos or Cerberus   (310 - 312)
                  Hydra of Lerna (313 - 318)
                  Chimaira or Chimaera  (319 - 25)

                    Children of Chimaera and Orthos
                    Sphinx
                    Lion of Nemea

                  Snake  that guards the Golden Apples in the  Garden of the Hesperides (333 - 335)

             

  4. Children of the Titans (337 - )
    • Line of Okeanos  and Thetys  (337  - 370)
    • Line of Hyperion and Theia  (371  - )
    • Line of Kreios and Eurybia :  Astraios and Pallas
      • Children of Astraios and Eos 
      • Children of Styx and Pallas
    • line of Phoibe and Koios  (404 -  )
      • Leto
      • Asteria 
      • Hekate
    • Line of Rhea and Kronos: The Elder Olympians
      • Hestia
      • Demeter 
      • Hera
      • Hades 
      • Poseidon
      • Zeus
    • Line of Iapetos  and Klymene (506 - )
      • Atlas 
      • Menoitios 
      • Prometheus
      • Epimetheus
  5. Challenges to Zeus
    • Prometheus , Sacrifice, Theft of Fire, Pandora ( - 616)
    • Titanomachy (617 - 820) 
    • Children of Gaia and Tartaros : Typhoeus (820 - 886)
  6. Children of the Olympians (886 - )
    • Children of Zeus and Metis :
      Tritongeneia (Athena)  and an unborn male child  (886 - 900)
    • Children of Zeus and Themis :
      Horai or Horae: "Seasons" 
      Lawfulness Justice  Peace   Fates
      • Klotho or Clotho
      • Lachesis
      • Atropos 
    • Children of Zeus and Eurynome :
      Graces
      • Aglaia or Aglaea
      • Euphrosyne
      • Thalia
    • Children of Zeus and Demeter :
      Persephone
    • Children of Zeus and Mnemosyne 
    • Children of Zeus and Leto
    • Children of Zeus and Hera
    • Birth of Athena (924)
    • Birth of Hephaistos  to Hera   (928)
    • Children of Poseidon and Amphitrite : Triton  (930 - 933)
    • Children of Ares and Aphrodite  (934 - 937)
    • Children of Zeus and Maia : Hermes (935 - 940)
    • Children of Zeus and Semele : Dionysos or Dionysus (941 - 942)
    • Children of Zeus and Alkmene :  Herakles  (943 - 944)
  7. Goddesses who bore Children to Mortal Men (965 - 1020)
  8. Mortal Women who bore Children to Gods (1021 ff.: the Catalog of Women)

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